Syntax of Aspect: Deriving Thematic and Aspectual Interpretation

Syntax of Aspect: Deriving Thematic and Aspectual Interpretation

by Nomi Erteschik-Shir


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199280445
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/11/2005
Series: Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics Series , #10
Pages: 330
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ben-Gurion University

Ben-Gurion University

Table of Contents

1. From Lexical Roots to Syntax
1. Introduction
2. Aspect and the Syntax of Argument Structure, Ken Hale and Samuel Jay Keyser
3. How do Verbs Get their Names? Denominal Verbs, Manner Incorporation and the Ontology of Verb Roots in English, Heidi Harley
4. Path Predicates, Nomi Erteschik-Shir and Tova Rapoport
2. Event Structure and Feature Projections
5. Tense, Person, and Transitivity, Jacqueline Gueron
6. Complex Aspectual Structure in Hindi/Urdu, Miriam Butt and Gillian Ramchand
7. The Aspect of Agency, Edit Doron
8. Agents and Causes in Malagasy and Tagalog, Lisa Travis
9. Event Structure and Morphosyntax in Navajo, Carlota S. Smith
3. Lexical Restrictions on Syntax
10. Constructions, Lexical Semantics and the Correspondence Principle: Accounting for Generalizations and Subregularities in the Realization of Arguments, Adele E. Goldberg
11. Unspecified Arguments in Episodic and Habitual Sentences, Anita Mittwoch
12. Resultatives under the 'Event-Argument Homomorphism' Model of Telicity, Stephen Wechsler
13. Change of State Verbs: Implications for Theories of Argument Projection, Malka Rappaport Hovav and Beth Levin

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